Lifestyle Tours presents…

Spotlight on New Orleans

featuring Carnival

February 13 – 17, 2020

5 Days ● 6 Meals: 4 Breakfasts, 2 Dinners

Book by Sept 13, 2019 & Save $50 Per Person:

Double $2,849; Double $2,799*

Single $3,649; Single $3,599;

Triple $2,819; Triple $2,769

For bookings made after Sep 13, 2019 call for rates.

Included in Price: Round Trip Air from Evansville Regional Airport, Air Taxes and Fees/Surcharges, Hotel Transfers

**Alternate gateways are available upon request

Not included in price: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance of $110 per person

* All Rates are Per Person and are subject to change, based on air-inclusive package from EVV

IMPORTANT CONDITIONS: Your price is subject to increase prior to the time you make full payment. Your price is not subject to increase after you make full payment, except for charges resulting from increases in government-imposed taxes or fees. Once deposited, you have 7 days to send us written consumer consent or withdraw consent and receive a full refund. (See registration form for consent.)

Single-hotel Stays: Unpack just once and explore the world’s most iconic cities during Spotlights’ single-hotel stays. The leisurely pace offers you the chance to get to know these destinations like a local. Must-see cultural highlights are always included, plus there’s plenty of time to explore independently, creating your own unique adventure.

Collette Experiences

  • Experience a spirited jazz revue at a jazz club in the French Quarter.
  • Soak in the ambiance of the old South with a drive along St. Charles Avenue.
  • Take in the excitement at Mardi Gras World.

Must-See Inclusions

  • Enjoy a panoramic tour of New Orleans featuring St. Louis Cemetery, opened in 1853.
  • See elaborate Mardi Gras Indian costumes in Tremé.
  • Embark on a walking tour of the famous French Quarter alongside an expert guide.

Culinary Inclusions

  • Discover how to cook New Orleans-style at the New Orleans School of Cooking.
  • Indulge in a taste of a New Orleans favorite — beignets at Café Du Monde.
  • Enjoy dinner at The Court of Two Sisters.

Highlights: French Quarter, Mardi Gras World, New Orleans School of Cooking, Jazz Revue, Reserved Seating at Parades, Beignets at Café Du Monde, Dinner at The Court of Two Sisters, Private French Quarter Balcony Party

Day 1: Thursday, February 13, 2020, New Orleans, Louisiana - Tour Begins Welcome to the “Jazz Capital of the World!” On this special departure, you’ll enjoy Carnival during its first weekend, right when the parades start rolling before Mardi Gras.

Day 2: Friday, February 14, 2020, French Quarter This morning, enjoy a panoramic city tour with a local guide. Start by seeing St. Louis Cemetery #3 which opened in 1854 and holds some of the most elaborate crypts found in the city’s cemeteries. Visit a museum in Tremé and gain a historical perspective on Mardi Gras traditions. Then, relax during a drive along the shoreline of Lake Pontchartrain. This romantic road eventually leads to St. Charles Avenue, whisking you past gorgeous mansions and two world-famous universities, Tulane and Loyola. This afternoon, celebrate the festive side of New Orleans at Mardi Gras World! Here, come to know the history of this tradition and tour a working warehouse where artisans create spectacular floats for the famous parades. Tonight, learn to cook New Orleans-style! During a cooking demonstration at the New Orleans School of Cooking, your chef will indulge you in everything Louisiana cuisine has to offer. After dinner, discover for yourself why New Orleans is the “Birthplace of Jazz” during a roaring jazz revue at a local club in the French Quarter. (B, D)

Day 3: Saturday, February 15, 2020, French Quarter Introduce yourself to the city’s famous French Quarter on a walking tour that features such sights as the majestic St. Louis Cathedral, one of the city’s most recognizable landmarks. Continue on to the bustling French Marketplace where you’ll explore Pirates Alley and view the Pontalba. Next, head over to Café Du Monde for a taste of a true New Orleans favorite – beignets! And tonight, enjoy reserved seats at an uptown parade!* Make sure to bring a bag along for all of the plush throws, beads and treasures you may catch! (B)

Day 4: Sunday, February 16, 2020, New Orleans Enjoy some free time this morning before heading to your reserved seats at another dazzling uptown parade! Tonight, laissez les bon temps rouler (let the good times roll) during dinner at The Court of Two Sisters in the French Quarter, where a private balcony yields unforgettable views of the colorful crowd below. (B, D)

Day 5: Monday, February 17, 2020, New Orleans - Tour Ends Your tour of this captivating city during Carnival season comes to a close today. (B)

Itinerary at a glance

Days 1 – 4 Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana

On some dates, alternate hotels may be used.

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